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Journal of Pregnancy
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 654817, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/654817
Clinical Study

Maternal Body Mass Index Does Not Affect Neonatal Umbilical Artery Blood Gas Parameters

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Administration, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, 1650 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10457, USA

Received 2 December 2012; Revised 4 January 2013; Accepted 24 January 2013

Academic Editor: Antonio Farina

Copyright © 2013 Salam E. Chalouhi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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